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Dr. Shiva Manjunath

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Shiva Manjunath Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Shiva Manjunath is a trusted Dentist in Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Roots Super Speciality Dental Clinic in Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shiva Manjunath on Lybrate.com.

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I have some problem that belongs to dental problem that is" I have cavities and how I remove them from my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have some problem that belongs to dental problem that is" I have cavities and how I remove them from my teeth.
. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I have broken molar tooth and there is too much pain and it is inflamed. So my question is which drug can be used to relieve pain and inflammation? Does Droxyl 500 and Dicllogesic are appropriate or some other drug is required?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have broken molar tooth and there is too much pain and it is inflamed. So my question is which drug can be used to ...
See you can take any painkiller, but it won't totally reduce pain, you need to visit a dentist, get an xray done of the tooth involved and it may have to be removed.
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Why we use root canal system for the teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
Why we use root canal system for the teeth?
It's when the infection has reached to the pulp of our teeth. We are left with only two options either extraction or rct. Obviously saving a tooth makes more sense and hence we do rct. Rct is a very predictable and highly successful treatment modality.
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How to Avoid Tooth Decay

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
How to Avoid Tooth Decay

Your mouth is the breeding place for various bacteria. These bacteria use the sugar in food and turn them into acids. These acids then react with a tooth, gradually drilling a hole in it, which is infamously known as a tooth cavity. 

You might wonder why exactly this happens. When your teeth are subjected to acid frequently, the repeated acid attacks on the enamel, the enamel starts losing its minerals. The first sign of tooth decay is when a white spot appears on the tooth. This white spot is the area from where the enamel has lost its minerals. If not taken care of from the time this early sign of decay makes an appearance, then the decay just gets more serious and the white spot will turn into a cavity.

Here are some tips to avoid tooth decay altogether:

  1. Use fluoride based toothpaste and mouthwash: Fluoride prevents tooth decay from maturing. It can even reverse or stop tooth decay, which is in its early stage. It also protects the tooth from further decay and replenishes the lost minerals from the enamel and prevents any further loss. It also reduces the acid making ability of the bacteria present in the mouth.
  2. Keep a check on food: Keep a study check on what you are eating. If you eat too much of junk food or food which contains a lot of sugar regularly, then suffering from a tooth decay is inevitable. Try to limit those foods to maybe once or twice a week.
  3. Brush your teeth: Brush your teeth regularly, preferably with fluoride toothpaste. Not only will the fluoride toothpaste protect your teeth, the toothbrush will also take out any food particle stuck between two teeth.  Brush at least twice a day or preferably after every meal and before bed.
  4. Use dental floss: Clean in between your teeth with a dental floss.
  5. Eat cheese: Cheese contains casein which prevents tooth decay or cavity formation.
  6. Visit your dentist regularly: Make sure you visit your dentist regularly to keep your teeth healthy.
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All About Taking Care Of Your Tongue

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
All About Taking Care Of Your Tongue

Your tongue not only helps you in tasting, kissing, chewing or talking, but also helps in maintaining good oral health and hygiene. Since your tongue is exposed to a lot of bacteria and acid while you eat, taking proper care of it is of utmost importance. Not doing so can lead to the development of a whitish layer over your tongue, along with giving rise to bad breath. Not only that, an excess of bacteria on your tongue is harmful for your teeth and can cause tooth decay. 

When you clean your tongue properly, you enhance your sense of taste and bid adieu to a host of oral health problems. Here are some handy tips on taking care of your tongue:

  1. Cleaning your tongue every time you brush with a tongue cleaner can put an end to bacteria growth in your mouth. Make sure to use either a tongue cleaner or a toothbrush with a dedicated tongue cleaner to clean your tongue. Also, clean your tongue in a downward motion to expel all the accumulated bacteria, and never apply a lot of pressure when doing so.
  2. Apply a thin layer of your toothpaste on your tongue before cleaning it. This makes removing bacteria from your tongue that much easier. 
  3. After every time you're done cleaning your tongue, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water. Also, make sure to use a mouthwash once in a while, as that keeps foul odour at bay. Although, using a mouthwash daily is not advised as it can cause dryness in the mouth. 
  4. A saline water solution to rinse your mouth can keep your tongue clean. All you need is a glass of lukewarm water with half a teaspoon of salt for this. 
  5. Drinking green tea is particularly good for your tongue as it reduces the bacteria in your mouth to a great extent, preventing various oral health problems as a result. 
  6. Foods that are high on natural or added colours (such as berries, black grapes or orange ice popsicles) should be avoided as they leave a thin layer of color behind on your tongue, which can mar its appearance. 
  7. Sometimes, a whitish layer on your tongue can be a sign of a fungal infection, in which case you should go for a professional clean-up. 
  8. Drinking lots of water is good for your tongue as it helps in washing out all the accumulated food and bacteria. Also, discoloration of the tongue can often be caused by dehydration, which is why drinking adequate amounts of water that is 10-12 glasses a day is vital.

Related Tip: "5 Reasons To Get Regular Dental Cleaning"

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My teeth is break in a accident so what can I do & I can not surgery so please give me information.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My teeth is break in a accident so what can I do & I can not surgery so please give me information.
In this case get rct done and crown over it. Otherwise it can get infected and ther can be chance of dental abcess and pain.
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sir I have dental problem in left side 6 no.teeth in cavity what I do in the problem rct or not

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
sir I have dental problem in left side 6 no.teeth in cavity what I do in the problem rct or not
If cavity is not deeper then no need to go for rct and if its deep and you are having pain, then you must have to go for rct. Visit to a dentist for xray and proper diagnosis.
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I have infection in my mouth last 20 days. What should I do?

Show to dental surgeon get scaling and polishing done and treatment for gums take ciplox 500 one tab twice tab metrogyl one tab twice for thee days and apply sensoform gum paint on gums after cleaning.
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Dental Facts

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dental Facts
Never brush your teeth after
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Sir. I have teeth and gum problems. When ever I use to eat ice cream. I feel sensitivity. Please suggest a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir. I have teeth and gum problems. When ever I use to eat ice cream. I feel sensitivity. Please suggest a solution.
You have to get an x-ray done, a full mouth x-ray, (opg! and show it to a dentist. If there are carious teeth the dentist will help you to fill them and get your teeth restored. Also get scaling done at the dentists. If you visit mumbai you can visit my clinic too.
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Sir i am a 21 year old boy i am using a cap on my incisor as i had a injury but a blue dark mark is always visible on my gum which makes me humiliating while smiling. . Please guide me to get rid of this ?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Just replace the cap with better quality since we have more better quality caps which does not give any such colour cahages
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I am suffering from blood blister on my tongue. Please suggest me medicine n precautions.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Blisters could be due to some sharp edges of tooth around tongue. If that is the case I would advice you to get it checked and smoothen the sharp edges from the teeth. It is possible its not a blister at all, in which case it would be helpful to get more information.
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What would be permanent solution for mouth ulcer? i am facing same problem in every weather changing situation even though i don't having any digesting problem & it effect is continuous at least 4-5 days. Generally i am taking folic acid & B complex in rare case for the solution. I am a vegetarian in food.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Avoid, oily, fatty and spicy foods.Eat more salads , more fresh fruits, lot of water and fluids.Coconut water,butter milk.Do regular exercises, Pranayams or yoga for relaxation.Yes folic acid and Vitamin B is ok .Also keep in hand ointments like Mucopain or Dologel or Hexidine handy.
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Hi, whenever I brush, I see blood coming out in my teeth which is causing for bad breath. Please suggest like how it happens & what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, whenever I brush, I see blood coming out in my teeth which is causing for bad breath. Please suggest like how it ...
This is the first sign of gum disease known as gingivitis. Please visit the dentist and get a professional scaling (cleaning) of teeth done. You can use a gud anti bacterial mouthwash regularly. Get the scaling done every 6 months.
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I am 13 years old I have teeth enlarging problem, Please help.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
I am 13 years old I have teeth enlarging problem, Please help.
At 13 yrs the teeth seems to be bigger in proportion as compared to your mouth, so dont worry. Still if you want to be sure then visit a dentist.
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I am 22 year girl and it seems my wisdom teeth are coming out but suddenly I saw my gum became very weak and blood is coming out not only from beside the wisdom teeth but here and there! What causes these? What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 22 year girl and it seems my wisdom teeth are coming out but suddenly I saw my gum became very weak and blood is...
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
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Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Our teeth perform the primary function of breaking down the food particles for further intake. So, healthy teeth equals to a healthy body. Visit your dentist every once in a while to keep your primary organs healthy.
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Is teeth extraction necessary for front teeth straightening? I have heard a number of Cons of teeth extraction. I am asking this question for a female 26 years age.She has already gone to 2 year brace treatment.Thanks

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir teeth extraction is done to create space so that the teeth move back into that space , so it depends on the case whether the teeth have to be extracted or not .Its not mandatory in all cases
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
For sparkling teeth you can sprinkle a little salt on the toothpaste before brushing.
Rubbing of bay leaf once in a week also helps. But keep in mind that it is best to go to the dentist for teeth whitening.
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My lower gums have receded leading to lose of strength of my teeth and gums. Is it possible to bring them up once again so that my teeth gets stronger.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You have to go for a professional advise. Gum surgery can help receded gums. We can't tell exactly without a physical check-up.
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